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Senior Legal Associate

LLB (Makerere University)

LLM in Corporate Law (Makerere University)

Diploma in Legal Practice (ILPD, Rwanda)

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Oscar is a Senior Legal Associate at Birungyi, Barata & Associates specializing in Tax, Commercial Law heading the Intellectual Property department, and the Quality Assurance Manager of the firm.

He has over eight years’ experience in legal practice and has litigated and advised on various aspects of Value Added Tax, Income Tax, Customs, and International Tax. Oscar is a registered tax agent of URA.

Oscar was part of the core teams consulting for Malawi and Liberia Governments on taxation of the informal sector and review of tax regulations and practice notes respectively. He has advised companies on tax aspects of restructuring and litigated various tax disputes including a case involving debt-equity swaps.

In 2015 he completed a Corporate Law oriented LLM from Makerere University and his research was focused on transfer pricing of intangibles. Oscar is currently a doctorate fellow (LLD) at Makerere University under a program titled Political Settlements and Revenue Bargaining in Africa and his research focuses on the political economy of tax reforms. He has contributed to the 8th Edition Inward Investment and the 3rd Edition of International Taxation Review Tax Litigation Global Guide.


Membership

  • Uganda Law Society
  • East African Law Society
  • International Bar Association

Publications or Articles

He has contributed to the 8th Edition Inward Investment and the 3rd Edition of International Taxation Review Tax Litigation Global Guide.